Parental Alienation

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(1) A social dynamic, generally linked to divorce or separation, in which a child expresses unjustified hatred or unreasonably strong dislike of one parent, making access by the rejected parent difficult or impossible
(2) Intense negative indoctrination by a custodial parent (CP) that alienates the child(ren) against a noncustodial parent (NP)
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The adapted instrument contains two higher-order factors (parent and peer attachment) and three lower-order factors within each domain: four items that measure parent trust (e.g., "My parents accept me as I am"), four items that measure parent communication (e.g., "I tell my parents about my problems"), and four items that measure parent alienation (e.g., "I feel angry with my parents").
Ken Gowie, of Aberdeenshire, tweeted to them.ultimillionaire businessman: "Check out parent alienation syndrome.
He adds: ``Britain should follow the US in recognising there is such a thing as parent alienation syndrome that amounts to mental and emotional child abuse.